New Attack Creates Ghost Taps On Modern Android Smartphones

New Attack Creates Ghost Taps On Modern Android Smartphones

Modern Android smartphones are susceptible to a new type of attack named “Tap ‘n Ghost” that can induce fake finger taps to take unwanted actions.…

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Libya-based hackers using coronavirus pandemic to spread mobile surveillance malware

Libya-based hackers using coronavirus pandemic to spread mobile surveillance malware

The drastic spread of coronavirus across the world has not stopped cybercriminals from exploiting fear to hack into devices. For months now, cybercriminals have used…

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Huawei Ark OS could be the name of Huawei’s Android replacement

Huawei Ark OS could be the name of Huawei’s Android replacement

Even though Huawei is closely working with Google on its ban, after its Android license was pulled as an effect of the U.S. ban, the…

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Google fixes no-user-interaction bug in Android's Bluetooth component

Google fixes no-user-interaction bug in Android’s Bluetooth component

Google has patched this week a critical security flaw in Android’s Bluetooth component. If left unpatched, the vulnerability can be exploited without any user interaction…

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Android Users Beware: This Dangerous Menace Is Already Hiding On 43 Million Phones

Android Users Beware: This Dangerous Menace Is Already Hiding On 43 Million Phones

“This shows how hard it is for users to stay safe,” the CEO of mobile security firm Upstream warns. The company is about to publish a…

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10 cybersecurity stories in 2019 that make us feel less secure

10 cybersecurity stories in 2019 that make us feel less secure

2019 is almost over. On many levels, it has been a memorable year; technology continued to show its prowess and agility, especially given the number…

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Terrifying Camera App Flaw Left Millions of Android Phones Vulnerable to Spying

Terrifying Camera App Flaw Left Millions of Android Phones Vulnerable to Spying

Even if you’re diligent about app permissions, sometimes you just can’t predict how or when a bad actor will abuse them. This time around, a…

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Facebook bug shows camera activated in background during app use

Facebook bug shows camera activated in background during app use

When you’re scrolling through Facebook’s app, the social network could be using your camera, concerned users have found. Multiple people have found and reported that their iPhone cameras were…

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A new IOT botnet is infecting Android-based set-top boxes

A new IOT botnet is infecting Android-based set-top boxes

A new IoT botnet named Ares is infecting Android-based devices that have left a debug port exposed on the Internet. Among this botnet’s most common…

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Hacker Uses Porn To Lure Victims to Download Android Ransomware

Hacker Uses Porn To Lure Victims to Download Android Ransomware

A hacker has been using links to a porn app to trick users into installing a new Android ransomware strain. The ransomware, dubbed “Android/Filecoder.C” has been circulating…

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